As travelers of the world, we have a unique opportunity to break down barriers, foster cultural exchange, and create a positive impact on communities around the world. We can banish stereotypes of our own cultures, stimulate the local economy, and bring fresh ideas and perspective to places. Here is my list of rules to live by for the intrepid traveler.
For many people, travel isn’t an option due to their anxiety. It is something not a lot of people talk about, but far too many people deal with it – even experienced travel bloggers! Travel may seem frightening, but perhaps by going out of your comfort zone you can learn to manage that anxiety without it crippling your travel dreams.
Getting sick is a part of everyday life, and being on the road doesn’t exempt you from that fact, especially when travel itself it exposes you to a whole new range of bugs, parasites, and environments. The key to minimizing the chances of this? Prevention.
Travel can be tough on relationships. After a long trip, it may be hard to slip back into those old routines. People have moved on, their lies have changed – and so has yours. It may be hard to find those friends again, but t the very least you will discover something important: who your true friends are.
A first aid kit is an essential piece of equipment on any gap year or backpacking adventure, but most travelers aren’t sure exactly what they need to take with them. It’s better to be safe than sorry, so here is an expert guide on how to pack a first aid kit and what to include in it.
It happens to us all. After months on the road, you wake up one day and feel a little off. Travel doesn’t seem as exciting as it used to be. You’re bored, tired, and uninterested. Welcome to the travel slump. But don’t worry – there is a cure!